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WALKER Frederick Edward

Male 1881 - 1936  (54 years)


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  • Name WALKER Frederick Edward 
    Born 20 May 1881  Maryborough, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Feb 1936  Woolooga, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1575  Wood/O'Neill
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2013 

    Family FITZGERALD Kathleen,   b. 25 Aug 1884, Gympie, QLD Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1965  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1914  St Stephen's Cathedral, Brisbane Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. WALKER John Edward (Jack),   b. 30 Apr 1915, Maryborough, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1998  (Age 83 years)
     2. WALKER Frederick (Gerald),   b. 26 Jan 1920, Maryborough, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1976, Brisbane QLD Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. WALKER Beatrice Charlotte Marion,   b. 5 Feb 1925,   d. 12 Aug 1998  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F1150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In the 1908, 1913 electoral rolls, Frederick is living at Widgee and is a farmer. By 1919 Kathleen is now listed and is listed at Illavale, Woolooga. 1925 is the same.

      The Courier-Mail Tues 10 March 1936
      OBITUARY
      Mr. Fred. Walker - Mr. Fred. Walker, of Illavale, Woolooga, who died recently, had many business and personal friends in Queensland. He was a son of the late Mr. William Walker, who was for over 40 years manager of the Maryborough branch of the Commercial Banking Co. of Sydney, Ltd. Some 20 years ago Mr. Walker married Miss Kathleen Fitzgerald, of Boowoogum. He leaves a widow and three children, Jack, Gerald, and Beatrice, and four brothers, Messrs. Sam (New Zealand), Arthur Alexander, Albert William and Douglas Helsham. There are also three sisters, Mesdames W. B. Lawless and G. F. Craven, of New South Wales, and L. D. M. Purkiss, of Brisbane.

      The Courier-Mail Friday 14 February 1936
      DAIRY FARMER'S DEATH
      Frederick Walker (54, dairy farmer), of Woolooga, was milking a cow yesterday, when he had a heart seizure and collapsed. When the Gympie Ambulance Brigade arrived Walker was dead.

      Fred left Maryborough Grammar School in 1898. Attended Gatton Agricultural College 1899-1901, passing required examinations. Gained experience in farming working at different places. Selected Illavale on 2 May 1907 being the first selector in the newly opened blocks.

      Discovered to have a bad heart about 1930. Dropped dead during milking at about 7.45am 13 Feb 1936. Buried in his parent's grave in Maryborough.